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All-Nighter Attempts


I’m Just Average Teen Me. As I write this first part of the post, it’s 12:36 at night. You might say that’s a crazy time to start writing. It is, but that’s kind of the point. I’m attempting an all nighter tonight, and I thought I’d keep you updated throughout the post on what I’m up to, what I feel like, and just generally how things are going.

Let me set the scene: I’m in one of those static caravans, so basically a one story, slightly elevated, very small, plastic house. I’ll stick a picture of that sorta thing. We come here most school holidays, because my Grandma bought it and she insists we go as much as possible. Now, I’m 75% convinced I have claustrophobia, and mixed with my hatred of sleeping anywhere other than my own bed, means that I rarely get much sleep anyway. This time, I decided to ditch the whole sleeping thing. I’m on a sofa-bed, that hasn’t been pulled out because it’s even less comfortable than the actual sofa.

Like this, but without the fancy driveway…

12:46: Never did I ever think id be dancing the choreo for Work From Home at almost 1am… Thus far, my hopes are fairly high… I bet I can do it, with a coffee tomorrow… Today? Tomorrow?

12:51: I’m so paranoid someone’s gonna get up and see me jamming out to 5H at 1am… That’d for sure pop some questions

1:05: It’s absolutely freezing, so I’ve just turned the heating on. Currently wishing I had my laptop, rather than just my phone, that likes to turn itself off a lot lately, to get me through the night..

1:52: I should really watch The Glee Project when I’m home and on stable WiFi. I don’t even know why I never watched it…

2:07: So far, staying awake is easier than I imagined, but someone is snoring reaaaaaaaal loud… Protip: if you’re pulling an all-nighter, splash your face with cold water every now and then!

2:17: In about 4 hours, people will start getting up. I have little brothers that insist on waking up at 6am (sometimes earlier… don’t even get me started on Christmas) – everyday. I’m not sure what’s wrong with them…

2:21: Okay, yep I’m hungry

2:42: Just read some fanfic for about 20 minutes… Not usually a fanfiction reader but when you’re awake at almost 3am there isn’t much else to do πŸ˜€

2:50: Oooooh do you think I’ll be able to watch the sunrise? Waait, it’s winter now, sunrise is later -.-

2:54: Yup, super tired right now.

2:58: I can’t believe I forgot my reusable Starbucks cup… I get 25p off with that… Well done me. I’m getting a Pumpkin Spice Latte tomorrow though!

3:23: I kid you not, I’ve been sliding around the room on a fuzzy blanket for 15 minutes…

3:50: Should I try to sleep for the last 2 hours? We’ll be out tomorrow and I’ll actually have zero energy… I can’t survive off 6 hours of sleep, let alone 2. Yeah, I’ll stay awake

4:26: I couldn’t sleep even if I tried. I’m a mess. Hungry. Exhausted. Cold.

4:59: Snuggled up to Β radiator with a blanket.

5:21: I want someone to wake up… I’m lonely.

6:19: Why is nobody up

6:32: Life dilemmas: We have bread, but no butter. WHAT IS THE POINT. *eats completely plain slice of bread*

6:50: Β I have now built a blanket fort with a radiator inside so I get all the heat. Everyone else can freeze.

7:35: People are up. I’m gonna be so dead today.


Basically, I was rather dead all morning, got some Starbucks, was a little more awake, but then it wore off in a couple hours. So, round about 5pm, I think I hit a barrier of ‘I’m-so-tired-that-I’m-not-even-tired-anymore’. I was asleep by 10, and woke up at 9:30, so I almost got 12 hours of sleep!

And that was my experience pulling an all-nighter! Hey, let’s share some all-nighter stories in the comments!

BYE! πŸ˜€

Just Average Teen Me



Hi, I'm an anonymous British blogger, hiding behind the name Awkwardsaurus. I'm a fan of Sherlock, which you should probably know. Oh, and I'm the kind of person that replies with "you too" when someone says "happy birthday". Hope to see you around ;)

17 thoughts on “All-Nighter Attempts

    1. Yea me too. I watch movies or a TV show. The worst part is by 7 AM when the world wakes up. I have no idea how, but I fall asleep and then wake up at 12 PM. During exams tho my sleep schedule is so messed up.

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        1. Yeah but just when everything’s wonderful, I (and pretty much every other kid in England) go back to school on Monday. But school’s not too bad (possibly a future post)

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